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Texting Terminology

What are your favorite abbreviations, acronyms, neologisms, or symbols in relation to texting? One day we will look back at the advent of text messaging and be able to point to it as the origin of as many words  and phrases, many commonly used, as we can now point back to Shakespeare or the King James Bible for so many English neologisms.

SMS words and expressions probably also relate to your e-mailing and other online activity, as these spheres of social media and technology are not entirely distinct. NetLingo, for example, in its huge dictionary gives terminology that people use in text messages as well as other media.

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